Trauma Assessments

A Clinician's Guide

Eve B. Carlson

August 1, 1997
ISBN 9781572302518
Price: $52.00
307 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"

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I. Understanding the Impact of Trauma

1. The Importance of Understanding Responses to Trauma

2. A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Responses to Trauma

3. Common Responses to Traumatic Experiences

4. Factors That Influence the Responses to Traumatic Experiences

5. Understanding Responses to Discrete and Chronic Traumatic Experiences

II. Planning and Implementing Assessments

6. Challenges to Assessing Trauma and Trauma Responses

7. Developing an Assessment Strategy

8. Selecting and Administering Measures

III. Making Use of Assessment Results

9. Interpreting the Results and Making a Diagnosis

10. Where to Go from Here: Treatment Options

11. Future Directions

Measure Profiles

Section A: Measures of Traumatic Experiences

Section B: Self-Report Measures of Responses to Trauma

Section C: Structured Interviews for Posttraumatic and Dissociative Disorders

Section D: Measures of Trauma and Trauma Responses for Children

Appendix: Resources on Trauma and Trauma-Related Disorders